Pinyin "tao4"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "tao4" is split up into two parts: "t" and "ao4". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "t"

T is for Tecumseh, leader of the Shawnee.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "ao4"

In the aorta's bathroom.

Characters pronounced tao4

to cover / to encase / cover / sheath / to overlap / to interleave / to model after / to copy / formula / harness / loop of rope / (fig.) to fish for / to obtain slyly / classifier for sets, collections / bend (of a river or mountain range, in place names) / tau (Greek letter Ττ)

= + : Tecumseh (t) thinks his nose is not long enough, so he asked the robot (大) for help to let it grow (镸) longer (镸). In the aorta's bathroom (ao4) the robot put on a harness (套) and attached it to Tecumseh's nose; by running away from Tecumseh and pulling he slowly pulls his nose until it is long enough.